Patents by Inventor Juergen Tropsch

Juergen Tropsch has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11912960
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20230348816
    Abstract: Described herein is a method for reducing deposition of fat on a surface from a fat containing aqueous liquid where the fat containing aqueous liquid includes a cleaning compositionincluding at least one additive of general formula (I) and at least one rinse surfactant. Also described herein is a method of using the cleaning composition for reducing accumulation of fat on a surface. Further, described herein is a unit dose article including the cleaning composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Inventors: Frederic BAUER, Heike WEBER, Juergen TROPSCH
  • Patent number: 11773346
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20230203209
    Abstract: The presently claimed invention relates to the use of at least one compound of general formula (I) as an emulsifier or a stabilizer. The presently claimed invention further relates to the use of at least one compound of general formula (I) as an emulsifier or stabilizer in a polymerization reaction, preferably an emulsion polymerization. The presently claimed invention also relates to a method of emulsifying and/or stabilizing or dispersing liquids or solids in emulsion polymerization using at least one compound of general formula (I). Further, the presently claimed invention relates to a cleaning composition comprising at least one compound of general formula (I) and at least one additive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Inventors: Christian Hubert Weidl, Markus Roesch, Juergen Tropsch, Sebastian Mirtschin, Alexandra Wiedemann, Hans-Christian Raths, Bernd Schneider
  • Patent number: 11634642
    Abstract: The present disclosure is related to a surfactant comprising at least one C8 to C30 branched alkanol alkoxylate, a process for the preparation of the surfactant, an article comprising the surfactant, and a use of the surfactant. Also disclosed are readily biodegradable surfactants obtained from branched aliphatic alcohols and including a polyethylene oxide block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Roman Benedikt Raether, Juergen Tropsch, Christian Bittner, Thomas Wesley Holcombe, Michael Bernhard Schick
  • Publication number: 20220325200
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a solid surfactant composition including at least one polymer P1) that includes polymerized units of at least one monomer A), selected from the group consisting of ?, ?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acids, salts of ?,?-ethylenically un-saturated carboxylic acids, ?, ?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid anhydrides and mixtures thereof, and at least one nonionic surfactant of the general formula (I), characterized in that the solid surfactant composition has a glass transition temperature (Tg) of at least 50° C., determined by differential scanning calorimetry according to DIN EN ISO 11357-2, at a heating rate of 20 K/min. Additionally disclosed herein is a method of using the solid surfactant composition in a cleaning formulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Dominik LANZINGER, Juergen TROPSCH, Yannick FUCHS
  • Publication number: 20220266263
    Abstract: Presently claimed invention is directed to a collector composition for the beneficiation of a mineral comprising at least one component (A) selected from the group consisting of anionic (A1) surfactants, cationic (A2) surfactants, ampholytic (A3) surfactants and non-ionic surfactants (A4), and at least one component (B) selected from the group consisting of alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine (B1) and alkoxylated hexamethylene diamine (B2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Alexej Michailovski, Gabriela Budemberg, Rostislav Kamkin, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20220154103
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Patent number: 11274265
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Ecolab USA. Inc.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20220056369
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Patent number: 11198836
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20210071108
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as cleaning compositions and rinse aid compositions. The solid surfactant systems are prilled, pastilled, flaked or granular solids and are incorporated into solid formulations at high concentrations for both improved performance and manufacturing benefits. The methods of using the solid compositions containing the surfactant systems for cleaning applications and rinse aid applications are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: JANEL MARIE KIEFFER, JAMES S. DAILEY, THOMAS GESSNER, DOMINIK LANZINGER, JUERGEN TROPSCH
  • Publication number: 20200248099
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: JANEL MARIE KIEFFER, TERRENCE P. EVERSON, JAMES S. DAILEY, THOMAS GESSNER, JUERGEN TROPSCH
  • Publication number: 20200231903
    Abstract: The present disclosure is related to a foam forming aqueous composition including at least 100 ppm of a detergent being a compound of formula (I) R1OOC—Z—COOR2??(I), in which R1 and R2 are independently from each other selected from C1-C20 branched alkyl, C5-C10 cycloalkyl or C5-C14 aryl or heteroaryl and can be different or identical. The linker Z is selected from divalent aliphatic or aromatic groups such as —(CH2)n— with n=1-20, The ratio between the detergent and the defoamer is in the range of 19:1 to 35:1. Also disclosed is a washing process in which the foam forming aqueous composition is applied, and a laundry detergent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventor: Juergen Tropsch
  • Patent number: 10683466
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: Ecolab USA Inc., BASF SE
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20200139323
    Abstract: The present disclosure is related to a surfactant comprising at least one C8 to C30 branched alkanol alkoxylate, a process for the preparation of the surfactant, an article comprising the surfactant, and a use of the surfactant. Also disclosed are readily biodegradable surfactants obtained from branched aliphatic alcohols and including a polyethylene oxide block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Roman Benedikt Raether, Juergen Tropsch, Christian Bittner, Thomas Wesley Holcombe, Michael Bernhard Schick
  • Publication number: 20200123467
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Patent number: 10550354
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignees: Ecolab USA Inc., BASF SE
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20190119606
    Abstract: Process for cleaning hard surfaces, characterized in that said process is carried out using a foam based on a formulation comprising: (A) at least one complexing agent selected from the alkali metal salts of aminocarboxylic acids and from alkali metal salts of citric acid, gluconic acid, tartaric acid and lactic acid, (B) at least one non-ionic surfactant of general formula (I): (G)x-OR1, (C) at least one anionic surfactant, (D) at least one zwitterionic surfactant, wherein: R1 is selected from C8-C18-alkyl, straight chain or branched, x is in the range of from 1.1 to 4, G selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic BAUER, Juergen TROPSCH, Juergen FRANKE, Nikolai DENKOV, Krastanka G. MARINOVA, Kristina T. NAYDENOVA
  • Publication number: 20180245019
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Janel Marie KIEFFER, Terrence P. EVERSON, James S. DAILEY, Thomas GESSNER, Juergen TROPSCH